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Pennsylvania Senate OKs bipartisan budget; House fate unsure

12.08.15 | Bob Price

A proposal that could end Pennsylvania’s 5-month-old state budget stalemate is through the Senate and headed to the House, where rank-and-file Republicans are pushing back against a deal GOP leaders helped negotiate. The bill passed, 43-7, ...

Pennsylvania Budget Process In Peril As House GOP Backs Off

12.07.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania senators trickled into the Capitol on Sunday to continue work toward a budget deal, a job made more challenging by the House Republicans’ decision in recent days to walk away from negotiations that have stretched on for ...

Friday looms as important test of support for Pennsylvania budget deal

12.04.15 | Bob Price

Friday could be an important day in determining whether a sprawling proposal under negotiation by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Legislature's huge Republican majorities will put an end to Pennsylvania's five-month-old budget ...

Fire Destroys Home In Sayre Killing One, Injuring One

12.03.15 | Bob Price

“We looked out the door and the whole house was in flames,” daughter-in-law, Jeanine Bowman said. A tight-knit family is in mourning after an 83-year-old man dies of his injuries from a house fire Wednesday morning.  It happened ...

Wolf backs off statement on ousting Kane if Senate OKs it

12.03.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf is backpedaling on his statement that he would have no choice but to remove Kathleen Kane as Pennsylvania’s attorney general if the state Senate votes for it. In a radio interview Wednesday, Wolf said that if a two-thirds ...

Going Bald to Fight Childhood Cancer

12.02.15 | Bob Price

It was a close shave for some college students Tuesday night in Union County. More than two dozen people got more than a buzz cut, volunteering to have their heads shaved at Bucknell University and it was all for a good cause. It seems like a ...

Kane turns to former Maryland attorney general to lead porn email probe

12.02.15 | Bob Price

A special deputy and his law firm could cost taxpayers as much as $2 million to investigate offensive emails on government computers, prompting critics of Attorney General Kathleen Kane to question the appropriate use of agency resources. Kane on ...

Deer Hunters Welcome New Focus Areas

12.01.15 | Bob Price

Rifle deer season began Monday morning in Pennsylvania. This year, the Pennsylvania Game Commission asked hunters to utilize their "Deer Hunter Focus Areas," and from what was seen today, hunters are embracing it. Carlos Cuevis of Susquehanna ...

Deer goes through truck windshield in crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike in Beaver County

12.01.15 | Bob Price

State police said a medical helicopter has been called to an accident involving a utility truck and a deer Monday on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Beaver County. The accident was reported shortly after 1:50 p.m. near mile marker 4.5 in Homewood, ...

Pennsylvania budget fight's bottom line, as usual... taxes

11.30.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is now five months into a budget impasse with taxes the main sticking point — a scenario familiar to anyone who's tried to understand the Byzantine motives that drive elected officials in its capital city. A "framework" ...

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